deformeter

[ dih-fawr-mee-ter ]
/ dɪˈfɔr mi tər /

noun

a gauge used to determine stresses in a structure by tests on a model of the structure.

Nearby words

  1. deform,
  2. deformalize,
  3. deformation,
  4. deformed,
  5. deformed bar,
  6. deformity,
  7. defra,
  8. defrag,
  9. defragment,
  10. defraud

Origin of deformeter

First recorded in 1925–30; defor(mation) + -meter

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